How We Choose Where to Stay

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series How We…:We visit a lot of different cities in our travels; very rarely are we at a place for longer than 3 or 4 days. Because of this, we spend …

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How We Pack

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series How We…:Sara did a great job explaining what we packed for our trip, and I thought it would be interesting to discuss how we pack. Packing is something we did very …

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Why My Wallet Getting Stolen Didn’t Ruin our Trip

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While in Hue, Vietnam, my wallet got stolen. We are pretty sure we left it out in our hotel room one day, and didn’t notice it was gone until we were in our next city. There was no way to …

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We’re Off to Africa!

The blog has been a bit quiet the last couple of weeks. We’ve been busily planning our trip to Africa alongside visiting both our families and friends in Missouri. It’s been exhausting, but we are finally at the airport in …

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Surprise (or not) – We’re Heading Back on the Road

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As always here at Short and Tall Tales, we like to keep you on your toes.  We have been pretty quiet on our blog recently, for good reason.  We have been planning a surprise leg (for us, and for you) …

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Bucharest to Brussels – Introduction and Our Route

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This entry is part 1 of 13 in the series Bucharest to Brussels:Long time no see! We returned a week ago from backpacking in the Balkans, and it was an amazing trip. We realize that we’re a bit behind on …

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Backpacking the Balkans – Introduction and Our Route

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This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Backpacking the Balkans:We’ve kept more to our word the last few weeks and have actually taken the time to relax after our recent trip around northeastern Europe. We’ve been home-basing …

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Northeastern Europe – Introduction and Our Route

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This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Northeastern Europe:We arrived in Europe a few days ago after an incredibly relaxing two weeks with our family in Florida. Even though we hopped between Miami and Tampa 3 times, …

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